Invited review: gender issues related to spaceflight: a NASA perspective.

  title={Invited review: gender issues related to spaceflight: a NASA perspective.},
  author={Deborah L. Harm and Richard T. Jennings and Janice V. Meck and Mark R. Powell and Lakshmi Putcha and C P Sams and Suzanne Maria Schneider and Linda C. Shackelford and Scott M. Smith and Peggy A. Whitson},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={91 5},
This minireview provides an overview of known and potential gender differences in physiological responses to spaceflight. The paper covers cardiovascular and exercise physiology, barophysiology and decompression sickness, renal stone risk, immunology, neurovestibular and sensorimotor function, nutrition, pharmacotherapeutics, and reproduction. Potential health and functional impacts associated with the various physiological changes during spaceflight are discussed, and areas needing additional… CONTINUE READING


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